Archives for "Social sciences"

Friday

January 10, 2014 2:04 pm

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

In Bates talk, anthropologist Lynch ’89 to share lessons from a factory’s reliance on elderly workers

Caitrin Lynch ’89, author of a book studying a factory whose workers are a median age of 74, gives a talk based on her research on Jan. 13.

Monday

January 6, 2014 2:06 pm

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

2014 MLK Day observance examines March on Washington, ‘Dream’ speech; Sen. King to speak

Bates will live-stream the keynote address and the annual Benjamin Elijah Mays Debate with Morehouse College.

Friday

December 20, 2013 3:09 pm

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Danforth’s ‘Children of the Greek Civil War’ receives prestigious book prize

Co-written by anthropologist Danny Danforth, a study of children’s evacuation campaigns during the Greek Civil War has received a prestigious book prize.

Friday

December 6, 2013 2:36 pm

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

‘Intricate Glances’: Dance, anthropology meet here

“What I was doing to create a dance stemmed from fieldwork that was anthropological and choreographic,” says Colleen Fitzgerald ’14, who choreographed “Intricate Glances Will Meet Here.”

Tuesday

December 3, 2013 12:47 pm

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

Bates-directed climate project in Shetland Islands wins environmental award

A Bates-directed archeological project in the Shetland Islands has won an environmental award from the Shetland government and environmental organizations….

Wednesday

November 13, 2013 8:08 am

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Senior weaves extraordinary family history with investigative look at Germany during Holocaust, and now

Rachel Baumann discusses her grandparents’ travails during the Holocaust, and offers insights into wartime history and the roles of humanity and faith, on Nov. 15.

Friday

November 8, 2013 3:34 pm

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

Bates College lectures to explore intersections of religion, trade, culture in Mediterranean

The Bates College lecture series “Byzantium and Islam: Art, Poetry and Sound at the Crossroads of the Mediterranean Sea” resumes Nov. 14.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 2:54 pm

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

Law professor, conservationist to discuss Penobscot River restoration

University of Maine Professor of Law David Owens and conservationist Colin Apse discuss freshwater sustainability measures, environmental law and the Penobscot River Restoration Project at Bates on Nov. 11.

Thursday

November 7, 2013 11:32 am

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

Strategies for climate change, youth homelessness at issue in Harward Center events

A forum on youth homelessness in Maine and a talk by a leading climate change activist take place a day apart in presentations at Bates College.

Wednesday

October 30, 2013 3:41 pm

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics, politics faculty shed light on Capitol madness

Economics and politics faculty helped demystify Washington’s recent troubles in an Oct. 23 panel presentation.